Local Japan Related Events

Invitation to Meet the Companies of the Saitama Prefecture

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

On September 2nd and 3rd, a number of companies with specific expertise in the Medical  Device industry will be showcasing their technologies at a two day meeting at University  Enterprise Laboratories in St. Paul.  In addition, there will be a seminar for all those interested in doing Life Science business in Japan, and/or the US, followed by a mix and mingle cocktail  party. Location: *University Enterprise Laboratories* Ewald Conference Room 1000 Westgate Drive, St. Paul, Minnesota 55114 *Schedule: * *September 2nd (Starting at 9:30 am)* – Introduction by Takamasa Osako – Saitama Industrial Corporation – “Doing Business with...

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Inaugural international-focused event: Extending Credit in Asia

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in General, Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Inaugural international-focused event: Extending Credit in Asia – Forius Description: Networking will begin at 11:00AM with the presentation from 11:30AM – 1:00PM allowing time for questions and networking after the presentation. This will be a 90 minute interactive presentation that will provide information on credit risk management and debt collection in East Asia. Bottom line, doing business in Asia is complicated because of unfamiliar business customs and language barriers. Though it’s complicated, East Asia is an increasingly profitable and attractive market that needs to be understood by the credit department to...

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Nihonjin-Kai Yard Sale on June 27th

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Nihonjin-Kai Yard Sale on June 27th

The annual Minnesota Nihonjin-Kai Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, June 27th, 2015. The sale will be open to the public from 8:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. Stop by the yard sale to take a look at all of the great deals to be found! The sale will take place in front of the Minnesota Japanese Library in Bloomington (4231 Bloomington Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55407). There will be clothes, kitchen wares, second hand electronics, and (of course) Japanese treasures! All you have to do is to bring your wallet. There will also be handmade Japanese greeting cards that the Nihonjin-Kai volunteers have been making all year. Please pick up a pretty one for your loved ones, or your own...

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Cherry Tree Celebration and Kite Flying on June 6th – St. Paul Nagasaki Sister City Committee Event

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

This year marks is the 60th Anniversary of the  St.Paul-Nagasaki Sister City Committee (SPNSCC), a great friend of JASM! Through their organization, events to help celebrate the partnership between St. Paul and Nagasaki are scheduled throughout the year. On June 6th (starting at 9:00a.m.), there will be a Cherry Tree Celebration and Kite Flying event at Como Park!   Read more about the event here (or visit the  SPNSCC website here: http://www.stpaulnagasaki.org/cherry-tree-celebration-and-kite-flying/) June 6 marks the third anniversary of the Gift of Cherry Trees to Saint Paul by the Japanese government in 2012. We will celebrate by planting two more sakura and...

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Art in Bloom 2015 at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

The MIA’s Art in Bloom features “over 150 floral arrangements designed to interpret the diverse artworks in the museum’s collection.” [x] JASM members Takuzo and Noriko Ishida are participants in this beautiful show! Noriko-san’s Ikebana is shown in Gallery 224, and Takuzo-san’s bonsai are shown in Gallery 210. Art in Bloom takes place from Thursday, April 30 to Sunday, May 3. It is free and open to the public, so please show your support and appreciation for these beautiful...

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Global Conversations: The Success of Germany and Japan after WWII

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Local Japan Related Events | 0 comments

Seventy years after the end of World War II Germany and Japan have not only recovered from the devastation of the war but have risen to prominent positions on the world’s political, cultural, and economic stages. On May 13, Tom Hanson, MIC’s resident foreign policy expert and former US Foreign Service Officer, will lead a conversation on the impressive rise of Germany and Japan, and what lies ahead as emergent countries including Russia and China vie for greater regional and global influence. Don’t miss this exclusive analysis of the current and future world order. Tom’s annual “State of US Foreign Policy” address always sells out...

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